Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Wes Anderson to Sarah Badel
Richard Backus Biography (1945-)
Born March 28, 1945, in Goffstown, NH; children: two. Addresses: Contact--115 West 96th St., Suite 6, New York, NY 10025.
- Birth Details
- March 28, 1945
- Goffstown, New Hampshire, United States
Credits; Stage Appearances
- (Broadway debut) Standby for Don Baker, Butterflies Are Free, Booth Theatre, 1971.
- Willie, Wesley, Walter, and Wendell, Promenade, All!, Alvin Theatre, NewYork City, 1972.
- Title role, Studs Edsel, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1974.
- Robert Mayo, Beyond the Horizon, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1974.
- Richard Miller, Ah, Wilderness!, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1974.
- King of France, King Lear, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT,1975.
- George Gibbs, Our Town, American Shakespeare Festival, 1975.
- Florizel, The Winter's Tale, American Shakespeare Festival, 1975.
- Richard Miller, Ah, Wilderness!, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1975.
- The Winter's Tale, McCarter Theatre, 1976.
- Albert Prosser, Hobson's Choice, Long Wharf Theatre, 1977.
- Kev, Gimme Shelter, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1978.
- William, Sorrows of Stephen, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1979.
- Hat, Missing Persons, The Production Company, New York City, 1981.
- Mordred, Camelot, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- Algernon, The Importance of Being Earnest, American Stage Festival, Milford, NH, 1983.
- Dramatic License, American Stage Festival, 1983.
- Beloved Friend, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT, 1984.
- Constable of France, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1984.
- Nick Alameda, Beyond Your Command, White Barn Theatre, CT, 1985.
- Richard Allen, Tomorrow's Monday, Circle Repertory Company, New York City, 1985.
- Harvey Campbell, Talley and Son, Circle Repertory Company, 1985.
- Danny Luches, Fugue, Long Wharf Theatre, 1986.
- Lathan Kane, Rhymes with Evil, American Stage Festival, 1986.
- Mr. Bohun, You Never Can Tell, Circle in the Square Theatre, 1986-87.
- Alan, Bunker Reveries, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1987.
- Scenes from American Life, Long Wharf Theatre, 1987-88.
- John, The Cocktail Hour, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1988-89.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Jason Saxton, Lovers and Friends, NBC, 1977.
- Jason Saxton, For Richer, for Poorer, NBC, 1977-78.
- Ted Bancroft, Another World, NBC, 1979.
- Barry Ryan, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1980-81.
- Alan, Bare Essence, NBC, 1983.
- Dr. Russ Elliot, As the World Turns, CBS, 1984-85.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Attorney, The Gentleman Bandit (also known as The Bandit Priest), CBS, 1981.
- Dr. Schumwaith, M.A.D.D.: Mothers against Drunk Driving, NBC, 1982.
- Alan, Bare Essence, CBS, 1982.
- Civilian doctor, Why Me?, ABC, 1984.
- Larry Nichols, Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (also known as FloridaFlight 90), NBC, 1984.
- Crime Story, NBC, 1986.
- Kayo, 1986.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- "Steele Eligible," Remington Steele, NBC, 1984.
- Hamilton Burns Jr., "The Working Stiff," Law and Order, NBC, 1992.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
- Mordred, Camelot, 1982.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Andy Brooks, Dead of Night (also known as Deathdream, The Night Andy CameHome, Night Walk, and The Veteran), 1972.
- Walt Ashman, The First Deadly Sin, Filmways, 1980.